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Society Hill SC
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Quaint, peaceful, shopping, unique restaurants, and Historic Attractions. Really nice foe off season getaway. October is beautiful. Various types of food. BBQ to Fresh Seafood. The view form our porch with a swing facing the inland-waterway !

2Thank skyvixen1
Burlington, North Carolina
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

This motel is modest but very clean. My husband and I planned a relaxing vacation and the motel was just that. There are swings on the back deck and it was great to sit there and watch the boats float by. I agree with some of the other reviews that the air conditioning unit going off and on kept me...

2Thank dweath1
Kernersville, North Carolina
Reviewed 30 August 2015

The motel and rooms are very well kept up clean people are friendly and view is very nice over looks the cape fear river with in walking distance to park restaurants and shops and its more fore people who like a relaxing atmosphere .

3Thank 858mjones
Tarboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 21 July 2015

I guess I'm just getting old. I should have brought my own pillow (the ones provided just seemd very flat) and the A/C going off/on all night just kept me up. It was in a great location though, we enjoyed walkiong to/from the restaurants. and the rooms were exceptionally clean and very cute. I'd probably try it again in another...

1Thank Puppylick91
Ningbo, China
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We stayed here on a Thursday night. The room was very clean and comfortable. Nothing too fancy, but we weren't looking for that anyway. The best part was the location. Right on the water. Right next door was the beautiful park with many benches and swings to sit in overlooking the water. We enjoyed sitting there after dinner, just relaxing...

3Thank ccwnechina
Mechanicsville, Virginia
Reviewed 30 October 2014

While this motel is not a five star establishment, the views will definitely win you over! They were spectacular! Everything was clean but attention to detail was lacking. For example, there were burnt out light bulbs and the toilet was sitting on a shim. You could walk to the majority of restaurants and since we were there overnight it was...

7Thank Mark S
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Found this hotel online researching info on Southport. Friend trying to mark item off bucket list seeing Bald Head and Oak Island lighthouses. Location is perfect as you can see both from the back porch. Views from the porch are the best. This is definitely a retro mom and pop type hotel but it was neat and respectably clean. Had...

3Thank D R
Greensboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 October 2014

The location is fabulous!!! Walking distance to everything, refrigerator in room and very clean and comfortable. Enjoyed sitting on the porch watching the boats. This note is for the owners and just a couple of things that would make this cozy little place a little better: Please replace those old hard pillows. I am a very light sleeper and the...

8Thank Pjwrenn B
Reviewed 26 August 2014 via mobile

We stayed in Room 4. The room looked great, was clean and very homy. Had a good view from the back patio swing and was within walking distance to all kinds of shops and great eating places as well as piers. They cleaned it everyday. Have no complaints and plan on coming back again next year.

3Thank Robert W
Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 11 August 2014

I travel often with my husband. This was not our usual cookie cutter hotel! We felt as if we had been transported back to the 50's which is not a bad thing. We chose it because I was able to walk to places in town during the day when he needed the car. It was perfect for that. We walked...

3Thank Mary Anne H

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Riverside Motel is Southport's only motel on the riverbank in historic downtown. All rooms come with fans, phones, coffee, cable TV, microwaves and refrigerators. All rooms also have porches with swings facing the river with a panoramic view. ... more   less 

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Address: 103 W Bay St, Southport, NC 28461-3801
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Coast > Southport
Number of rooms: 12
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“Rooms 1&8 do not have riverfront deck but are still very nice rooms. Only one level so very quiet and pleasant!”
 of 5 bubbles dcassady2011, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Only 8 rooms. Rooms 2 thru 7 have River Views and swings.”
 of 5 bubbles skyvixen1, 4 Oct 2015 | Read review
“you can choose street side rooms witch are little cheaper or the water side little more but worth the extra wont be disappointed”
 of 5 bubbles 858mjones, 30 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The water side is much more expensive and you aren't really missing anything by staying on the street side.”
 of 5 bubbles ccwnechina, 13 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Best room seems to be #7”
 of 5 bubbles dr347, 17 Oct 2014 | Read review
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